Comment: Josf...The Benefits of Debate

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Josf...The Benefits of Debate

The following article based on the debate curriculum based on the debate program KONOS uses tells alot about why they do it. Note that for the past few years there are issues resolved by the debate season topic and it seems to me that most of what they resolved I would agree with.

Their point is not really winners or losers apparently but more an effort to teach critical thinking. It is head and shoulders above public school approach to teaching government, politics and world issues. I believe that they bank on logic and higher ground to win. It sounds to me like a good program based on their goals. What do you think: